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Preparing for a Hurricane

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

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This is an important message from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. If you're under a hurricane watch or warning, you should take important steps to prepare for the storm:

  • Learn about your community's emergency plans, warning signals, evacuation routes, and emergency shelters.
  • Make plans to protect people with special needs and pets.
  • Stock your home and vehicle with emergency supplies.
  • Secure or protect potential home hazards, such as utilities.
  • Stay tuned to your radio or television and listen to local authorities.

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USGOVT/HHS – Before a storm, learn about your community's emergency plans, warning signals, evacuation routes, and emergency shelters.

USGOVT/HHS – Stock your home with supplies, including safe drinking water, and have emergency kits for your car and home.

USGOVT/HHS – Help elderly and disabled family members and neighbors to stay safe during a storm, power outage, or evacuation.

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